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CDC Orders Nationwide Residential Eviction Halt

September 3, 2020
Jeffrey R. Margolis  |  Real Estate, COVID-19, Evictions

Florida, HUD, FHFA, And VA Announce Extensions Of Foreclosure And Eviction Moratoriums

September 1, 2020
Jeffrey R. Margolis  |  COVID-19, Real Estate, Lenders, Evictions

Mental Health: Coping with Hurricane Season During a Global Pandemic

July 17, 2020
Mental Health, Hurricane Preparedness, COVID-19

For many of us, it is not the physical symptoms of Covid-19 that plagues us but rather the isolation, the uncertainty and fear that has mentally pushed us to the breaking point. And as if all of that was not enough, along comes hurricane season and the high likelihood that over the next couple of months Covid-19 will have to share center stage with reports of tropical storms, hurricane watches, and hurricane warnings as storms develop hundreds of miles away off the coast of foreign lands and slowly advance towards us.

More Red Sand in the Hourglass of Oz: IRS Notice 2020-39 Provides Relief in Respect to Certain Key QOZ Deadlines

June 20, 2020
Mark Wisniewski  |  Qualified Opportunity Zones, COVID-19

 On Thursday, June 4, 2020, the Internal Revenue Service (the “IRS”) released Notice 2020-39 (the “Ozone Deadline Relief Notice”) which provides substantial relief to existing and prospective investors in qualified opportunity funds ("QOFs") to mitigate potential degradation of their investments resulting from disruptions to construction and development operations of  QOZ projects attributable to the COVID-19 pandemic.
 

“Less than Expected” Effect on Construction Supply Chain from COVID-19?

June 17, 2020
Stephanie M. Chaissan  |  Construction, COVID-19, New Normal

Like all industries, construction is adapting to the “new normal” – and that likely means something different in each state, city, or municipality.  While some projects, companies, and locales may have been affected “less than expected,” some have felt the full brunt of work stoppages, material shortages, delays, and other effects of the global coronavirus pandemic.
 

“I Wonder If My Favorite Restaurant/Bar is Thinking of Me”: The Guidelines on the Reopening of Restaurants, Cafes and Bars as the Business Closure Orders are Lifted

June 5, 2020
Iryna Ivashchuk  |  COVID-19, Restaurants and Hospitality

As the stay-at-home orders related to COVID-19 pandemic are being lifted, restaurants and other food and beverage operations must consider what measures to take to safely and efficiently operate in the new world that has forever been changed by COVID-19. The U.S. 

Paycheck Protection Program and the Economic Injury Disaster Loan Funds Replenished

April 24, 2020
Dawn M. Meyers  |  Paycheck Protection Program , Economic Injury Disaster Loan , COVID-19

COVID-19 Construction Site Job Safety Stand-Down

April 15, 2020
Jeffrey R. Margolis  |  Construction, Coronavirus Pandemic, COVID-19

Vlog: Coronavirus Pandemic: How Businesses Should Track and Document Their Losses with Attorney Gina Clausen Lozier and Forensic Accountant Jake Parsons

April 8, 2020
COVID-19, Coronavirus, Insurance

How Businesses Should Track and Document their Losses

Your Covid-19 Guide to Divorce and Co-Parenting

April 7, 2020
Hugo E. Acebo  |  COVID-19, Coronavirus, Divorce, Marital Law, Divorce Law, Co-Parenting

As if going through a divorce is not stressful enough, you are now asked to navigate the dissolution of your marriage during a worldwide pandemic. The key is to remain calm, be patient and recognize what can reasonably be done. The most important thing you can do for yourself and your family is to heed the CDC suggestions.

Impact of SBA Affiliation Rules on Eligibilty for Paycheck Protection Loans and EIDLs under the CARES Act

April 6, 2020
Mark Wisniewski  |  COVID-19, Coronavirus

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, the President signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the “Act”) (P.L. 116-136) on March 27, 2020, to provide – among many other things - emergency financial relief for eligible small businesses (and certain not-for-profit and veterans organizations) disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic. The Small Business Administration (SBA) received funding and authority through the Act to establish a new Economic Injury Disaster Loan (“EIDL”) program, and the Act created and enabled

Real Estate Closings During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Title Insurance Gap Coverage

April 1, 2020
Jeffrey R. Margolis  |  Real Estate, COVID-19, Coronavirus

To mitigate the spread of COVID-19, many clerk and recorder’s offices have announced closures. Some offices are closed to the public, while still allowing mail-in and electronic filing, and others are closed for all filings.

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